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NSW/ACT
Thu 11:12 EDT
Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Thursday NW winds turning NE later along the coast. Very hot over much of the state.

  • Friday Scattered showers and storms, mainly west. Hot in the north, warm elsewhere.

  • Saturday Sunny and dry in the south. Very hot in the N. Showers and storms in the northeast.

  • Sunday Very hot in the west grading to mild in the east. Showers in the eastern half of the state.

  • Monday Very hot in the west and hot in the east. A few coastal showers, mostly clear in the west.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 11/12 Tue 12/12 Wed 13/12

41.9°C

Tibooburra Ap
Hottest

38.0°C

Tibooburra Ap

41.0°C

Tibooburra Ap

45.0°C

Smithville

45.0°C

Smithville

15.5°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

5.3°C

Perisher Valley

5.0°C

Thredbo Top Station

9.0°C

Thredbo Village

0.5°C

Thredbo Top Station

WNW 46km/h

Nerriga
Windiest

50km/h

Thredbo Top Station

59km/h

Thredbo Top Station

83km/h

Thredbo Top Station
-
no rain last hr Wettest

2.5mm

Batemans Bay

1.0mm

Braidwood

0.2mm

Bathurst Ap

0.2mm

Bathurst Ap
New South Wales/ACT's Records for December
Max Min Rain
Highest 48.9°C at
Bourke in 1888
Lowest 0.1°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 2006
Highest 34.5°C at
Lake Cargelligo Ap in 2013
Lowest -9.6°C at
Cooma Ap in 1990
Highest 352.2mm at
Tyalgum in 1991

New South Wales/ACT Daily Summaries

Thursday December 14, 2017
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Station
(Ungroup by district)
Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am
°C °C °C °C mm
21 +4 - - 0.0
19.3 +2.7 - - 0.0
15.0 +1.6 - - 0.0
13 +1 - - 0.0
17 +7 - - 0.0
13.6 +2.2 - - 0.0
17 +8 - - 0.0
19.1 +3.5 - - 0.0
19 +3 - - 0.0
28.0 +12.5 - - 0.0
23.1 +9.3 - - 0.0
26.7 +6.4 - - 0.0
24.8 +7.6 - - 0.0
10  
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.
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